Point Localization: 3 cun lateral to the GV line, level with T4.

TCM Actions: Nourishes Lung Yin. Nourishes the Heart and Jing (Essence). Tonifies Stomach and Spleen.

Indications: Chronic diseases. Dry cough with blood. Wheezing. Exhaustion. Night sweating. Weight loss. Poor memory. Palpitation. Insomnia. Dizziness. Seminal emissions. Impotence. Food in the feces. Weak limbs.

Target area: None.

Point Name and Meaning: Gaohuangshu – Vitals

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: Back Shu of the Vitals

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.